A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.

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Christopher Nolan
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ellen Burstyn ... Murph (Older)
Matthew McConaughey ... Cooper
Mackenzie Foy ... Murph (10 Yrs.)
John Lithgow ... Donald
Timothée Chalamet ... Tom (15 Yrs.)
David Oyelowo ... School Principal
Collette Wolfe ... Ms. Hanley
Francis X. McCarthy ... Boots (as Francis Xavier McCarthy)
Bill Irwin ... TARS (voice)
Anne Hathaway ... Brand
Andrew Borba ... Smith
Wes Bentley ... Doyle
William Devane ... Williams
Michael Caine ... Professor Brand
David Gyasi ... Romilly
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Storyline

Earth's future has been riddled by disasters, famines, and droughts. There is only one way to ensure mankind's survival: Interstellar travel. A newly discovered wormhole in the far reaches of our solar system allows a team of astronauts to go where no man has gone before, a planet that may have the right environment to sustain human life. Written by ahmetkozan

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Rated PG-13 for some intense perilous action and brief strong language. | See all certifications »

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The black hole in the film was made using scientifically accurate equations by Kip Thorne that described the geometry of a black hole. It was in fact so remarkable the visual effects crew went on to publish a study about the technique used See more »

Goofs

Brand says something about approaching the wormhole in 3 hours. But they have been approaching the wormhole ever since they left earth 2 years before. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Murph: Well, my dad was a farmer. Um, like everybody else back then. Of course, he didn't start that way.
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Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits, except for the title. See more »

Alternate Versions

The 70mm IMAX version is two minutes shorter than the regular 70mm, Digital IMAX, 35mm, and digital projection versions. This is because the end credits are played in an abbreviated slide-show form (rather than scrolling from bottom to top), due to the size capacity of the IMAX platters, which can hold a maximum of 167 minutes of film. See more »

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Do Not Go Gentle Into that Good Night
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Written by Dylan Thomas
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Glad i didn't watch the trailer
14 December 2015 | by christopher-stiedlSee all my reviews

Interstellar - Review

Certain things in life are precious. Very precious. And so was the Film for me.

Why you might ask?

Well seldom do i get the chance where i find myself sitting in a cinema anxious and intrigued by what might come. In a time where trailers are omnipresent and going to the movies without having seen one seems unreasonable, outright stupid to some i had the magical chance to find myself in front of the IMAX on a cold November night with 2 tickets to Interstellar. My only knowledge was that Nolan directed it and McConaughey stars in it.

The images were brilliant the acting was top notch and everything was blended together by Hans Zimmer and his Music. 169 minutes flew by me with my eyes fixed on the screen and my heart racing. And there it was.. The ending. I couldn't believe it . I was reliving, rethinking the movie while the credit scenes rolled enjoying the moment, the smell of popcorn, my comfortable seat and what do i see next to me? Ninety percent of the people in the cinema rushing outside after the first second of the credit scenes.

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Well apparently people enjoy movies different than i do. Maybe i should start watching trailers again :).


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USA | UK | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 November 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Steven Spielberg Space Project See more »

Filming Locations:

Okotoks, Alberta, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$165,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$47,510,360, 9 November 2014

Gross USA:

$188,020,017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$701,729,127
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Datasat | Dolby Digital | IMAX 6-Track | Dolby Surround 7.1 | Sonics-DDP (IMAX version)

Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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